What is the meaning of the name Oswald?

The name Oswald is primarily a male name of English origin that means God Rule.

Famous Oswalds include Oswald Mosley, UK politician (1896-1980); Oswald Avery, American physician who identified DNA as the material that
made up genes and chromosomes; and Lee Harvey Oswald, assassin of U.S. president John Kennedy.

Oswald is also a safety-conscious but fun-loving cartoon octopus who has a dog named Weenie. "Oswald the Lucky Rabbit" is a Disney character created in 1927.

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